Emmett Shell
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CT lawmakers prepare for 2020 legislative session

Republicans and Democrats of the Connecticut General Assembly are gearing up for the short 2020 legislative session set to open on Wednesday. The session, which […]

Cabrera announces second bid for Hamden senate seat

After losing a nail-biting election in 2018, Hamden resident Jorge Cabrera is again running for the 17th senate district in Connecticut, which includes Hamden and […]

Looney challenger announces exploratory committee

One of Hartford’s most powerful lawmakers, New Haven Senator Martin Looney, may soon face a primary challenger. Looney has represented Connecticut’s 11th district  — which […]

Community protests shooting of New Haven teen

Two hundred local activists braced the January cold on Tuesday as they stood outside of City Hall chanting “Justice for Mubi!” Last Wednesday, New Haven […]

CT prepares to pass transportation bill

Following months of discussion and heated debate, Gov. Ned Lamont’s most recent Connecticut transportation proposal now appears to have the support it needs to pass, […]

CT law settles tipped workers dispute

Governor Ned Lamont signed a bill into law earlier this month that will enact a solution to Connecticut’s latest legal issues with tipped workers. The […]

A third of CT voters participated in 2019 elections

Only 33.55 percent of eligible Nutmeg State voters participated in last month’s election, according to recently released data from Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill. […]

Lamont, Fasano spar over tolls

While lawmakers in Connecticut have continued to debate transportation into the final days of 2019, they have seen little success to-date in finding a solution. […]

Himes leads impeachment inquiry

As the eyes of the nation focus on impeachment, one of Connecticut’s own representatives, Democrat Jim Himes, is leading the charge. Himes, the representative from […]

Murphy’s Fight Back CT organizes Dems

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy’s organization Fight Back CT has been sending volunteers throughout the state this year to increase voter turnout and engage Democrats in […]

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CT politicians debate transportation

Gov. Ned Lamont released his long-awaited $21 billion transportation plan last week, immediately prompting criticism from Republicans. The plan, Connecticut 2030 — the latest development […]

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